The feat of the year : the Brenva Spur – Vertical Magazine

Adolphus Moore: author of the Alps in 1864

Adolphus Moore: author of “The Alps in 1864″

Vertical Magazine has published a superb special issue dedicated to the Golden Age of Alpinism and its legacy 150 years later. Portraits of guides, alpinists, legendary climbs and lasting friendships.

One of the most remarkable and indeed difficult climbs of the year, was the Brenva Spur on Mont Blanc. This climb was pioneered by Adolphus Warburton Moore and leading guides Melchior and Jakob Anderegg : The spur of the year